Category: Overworked and Overstressed Parents

Torie Henderson

Feeling appreciated, even with a critical spouse

Episode # 64  I want to feel appreciated – coaching session Do you struggle to feel like your spouse really appreciates all the work you do? Are you a stay-home mom but feel like you have to “pull your weight”. Working really hard to do everything right, thinking you haven’t EARNED self-care? Then this episode … Read more…

Torie Henderson

Just go to bed already so I can get some peace!

I get home from a long day at work. After commuting home in bumper to bumper traffic, I am exhausted. I pull into my driveway and begin my second job: trying to get my kids fed, cleaned, and into bed. If they would just do everything I say, then I could relax. But they don’t. … Read more…

How do I help my “differently wired” kid make friends

Today’s Topic: How Do I Help My “Differently Wired” Kid? Here to help me answer this question is Debbie Reber, author of Differently Wired: Raising an Exceptional Child in a Conventional World   Debbie Reber is a parenting activist, New York Times bestselling author, keynote speaker, and the founder of TiLT Parenting, a website, top … Read more…

Torie Henderson

My kids are staying up too late!

Today’s Topic: Kids Staying Up Too Late Dear Torie, “I am wondering what type of consequences to set for my 10-year-old daughter. She shares a room with her 12-year-old sister. I am having the toughest time with them falling asleep at night. From the moment my husband and I kiss them goodnight, it is almost … Read more…

Torie Henderson

Depleted and Burned Out Mom

Feeling depleted and burned out? This episode is for you. Episode #48 What to do when you feel depleted and burned out? “What do you do if you feel completely depleted as a parent and you feel like you are just kinda burned out as a mom? I have given so much to my kids, … Read more…

Torie Henderson

What if you don’t like your kid?

Our topic for this episode: do you have an annoying pre-teen? Episode 44: Annoying Pre-Teen: What if you don’t like your kid? “My daughter is a pre-teen, and already immersed in puberty and the mood swings and irritability that goes with it. Getting her to do anything is a battle: homework, chores, coming to the … Read more…